Islamabad, August 14, 2018 (PPI-OT): To mark the 71st Anniversary of Independence Day of Pakistan, a flag hoisting ceremony was held in Embassy of Pakistan, Tunis in the morning of 14 August 2018. The ceremony was attended by a large number of the Pakistani community in Tunis, officials of the Embassy and their family members. Pakistan National Anthem was played while the Ambassador hoisted the national flag, says a press release received here today from Tunis.
The event began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. Ambassador Muhammad Hassan read out the messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan. The President in his message said that “Our forefathers waged a unique struggle and gave unparalleled sacrifices for achieving Pakistan. Now it is our responsibility to shape Pakistan according to the dreams of its founders. The objective of developing the country and rekindling its glorious past can only be achieved if we work single mindedly keeping aside our personal interests.”
In his message, the Prime Minister of Pakistan H.E. Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk said “unswerving commitment to the ideals of the Quaid-e-Azam and following the principle of ‘Unity, Faith and Discipline’ would certainly help us overcome our present-day challenges and make Pakistan a self-reliant, economically vibrant and a prosperous country.” While addressing the Pakistani community, the Ambassador felicitated them on the auspicious occasion of the Independence Day of Pakistan. He complimented the contributions of the Pakistani community to promote Pakistan’s interest in their host country. The Ambassador urged them to continue to hold Pakistan‘s flag high in Tunisia and work harder to promote Pakistan-Tunisia relations.
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